Thursday, May 7, 2015
Around 200 Sri Lankans Living Abroad Were Granted Dual Citizenship Within Last Week-Immigration Emigration Controller
Granting Dual Citizenship's for Sri Lankans living abroad was suspended by the previous government four years ago.However the present government has began granting dual citizenship for Sri Lankans since 30th of April.
The Immigartion And Emigration Controller M.N Ranasinha has said that there are a large number of Sri Lankans living abroad that applied for Dual Citizenship and they too will be
given a chance to get the dual citizenship in near future.
The imprisoned former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapakshe and two other suspects who were charged for misusing of state funds belonging to Divi Naguma Programme have further remanded until 20th of May by the Kaduwela Magistrate this morning.